The Mission of the

New Mexico
Commission for the Blind

is to enable persons who are blind to achieve vocational, economic and social equality by providing career preparation, training in the skills of blindness and above all, promoting and conveying the belief that blindness is not a barrier to successful employment, or to living an independent and meaningful life.


Stevens Amendment

“Public Law 115-141 Notice: The Commission receives federal funds from the U.S. Department of Education and from the Health and Human Services Department. For Federal Fiscal Year 2022, the Commission will receive approximately $5,134,772 for Vocational Rehabilitation with a $1,389,716 state match; $55,500 for Supported Employment with a $3,083 state match; $225,000 for Older Blind with a $25,000 state match; and $60,969 for Independent Living with a $6,774 State match.”

ADA 30th Anniversary Proclamation

ADA 30th Anniversary Proclamation by Governor Lujan Grisham (PDF Version)

CFB Combined State Plan PY20 Final

CFB Combined State Plan PY20 Final

Forms for Referral to CFB

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Adult Orientation Center

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Assistive Technology

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Business Enterprise Program

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Independent Living/Older Blind Services

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NEWSLINE for the Blind

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Skills Center

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Students in Transition to Employment Program

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Technology for Children

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Vocational Rehabilitation

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